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Open Case studies
Case studies

The case study method has always been an integral tool in the investigation of social science phenomena, being of particular value when the number of

Open Intelligence quotient
Intelligence quotient

The intelligence quotient represents a measurement concept that was used extensively in the early days of intelligence testing but is less commonly

Open Maps

MAPS ARE GRAPHIC representations of the natural world and of culture and society. General definitions of maps typically include references to

Market Research

Traditionally, market research has been understood as the process of gathering, analyzing, and interpreting data about a particular market—and the

Open Metric System
Metric System

system of weights and measures planned in France and adopted there in 1799; it has since been adopted by most of the technologically developed

Participant observation

Participant observation is a method of data collection in which the researcher takes part in everyday activities related to an area of social life in

Open Qualitative research
Qualitative research

Qualitative research is an approach to research that is primarily concerned with studying the nature, quality, and meaning of human experience. It

Quantitative Research

One of the three major research paradigms, which includes qualitative research, mixed methods research, and quantitative research. Quantitative


The primary activity in science, a combination of theory and experimentation directed towards finding scientific explanations of phenomena. It is

Standardized tests

The term standardized testing is often used as synonymous with the kind of multiple-choice, large-scale group testing that takes place in schools and